Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The health and safety of our school community continues to be our top priority.  While we have prepared our schools with all the appropriate safeguards for in-person instruction, Stratford School will begin its 2020/2021 school year on August 24 in Distance Learning. For prospective families, we continue to offer personalized virtual tours.

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Melinda Downey


"I believe that education is about inspiring students to be curious about the world around them." 

Melinda Downey came to the education world after spending 14 years in high tech. With a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, Melinda now teaches third grade at Stratford School’s De Anza Park campus.

Currently serving as the curricular lead for third grade at Stratford School, Melinda strives to help students develop the skills they need to achieve their goals.